Sprout provides low-cost supported vacations for adults with developmental disabilities. To keep prices as low as possible, Sprout relies on the talents and hard-work of local and international volunteers. Trip Leaders. Leaders receive a two-day training and then embark on journeys to some of 150 tourist destinations while sharing culture and building leadership skills.
Sprout accepts volunteers of various backgrounds, but the majority of volunteers are interested in special education, nursing, social work and/or psychology.
Commitment period is usually 3-12 weeks, but this is flexible.
It is completely free to volunteer with Sprout, they offer quite a few perks as well. For those who are not from NYC, they provide accommodations for the duration of the volunteer contract. While Trip Leaders are on excursions, all meals & activities are also provided.
For more information about volunteering with Sprout, visit them online: